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tim redmond
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We've Moved!
Hey folks, I'm not giving up this blog entirely, but I've finally launched my new project, 48hills.org, which will be a progressive online daily newspaper, so you can read my reporting and comments there every day? 48hills.org.

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How we can fight evictions -- at home
I'm really glad that Mayor Ed Lee has gotten the message and is ready to join the fight against evictions. Although it's hard to tell exactly what he's proposing, except to try to get the state Legislature to modify the Ellis Act and give cities more contro...

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The "new" Warriors arena
The most important thing to understand about what the Chron calls a " lower, slimmer, and greener " Warriors arena is that the most troubling part of the project hasn't changed at all. The key to comprehending this project is to realize that the arena is on...

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What we should do with the waterfront
Art Agnos, the former mayor and foe of both 8 Washington and the Warriors arena, floated out an idea today that I've been talking about for years. Why not stop selling off parts of the waterfront to raise money, and instead ask the voters to approve a bond ...

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After 8 Washington
As I think about it, the 8 Washington vote was about three things: Whether the mayor's popularity has any staying power and coat tails; whether the voters are satisfied with the direction of the city; and whether it's time for an entirely new approach to th...

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After the speeches, after the results were final, as the crowd was thinning out at the No on B and C party, former Planning Commission member Dennis Antenore, who has watched politics in this city for many years, turned to me and said: "Wherever Mayor Lee i...

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Why I voted No on B and C (and why I think we will win)
Not many people at my polling place today. At least half of the ballots cast were mailed in over the past few weeks. Somehow, I always wait for Election Day; it seems a lot more festive. At any rate, I proudly voted against the Wall on the Waterfront, No an...

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You can park in the bus stop if you go to church
I've been pissed for years about the rules that allow church-goers to park in the middle of the street on Sunday morning, while people who engage in secular activities (yoga? the gym? brunch?) get tickets. But it's getting worse. I was riding my (secular) b...

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You can park in the bus stop if you go to church
I've been pissed for years about the rules that allow church-goers to park in the middle of the street on Sunday morning, while people who engage in secular activities (yoga? the gym? brunch?) get tickets. But it's getting worse. I was riding my (secular) b...

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You can park in the bus stop if you go to church
I've been pissed for years about the rules that allow church-goers to park in the middle of the street on Sunday morning, while people who engage in secular activities (yoga? the gym? brunch?) get tickets. But it's getting worse. I was riding my (secular) b...
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